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These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.


If something is wrong with the laptop, diagnose it on the Lenovo ThinkPad T500 Troubleshooting page.

Background and Identification

The Lenovo ThinkPad T500 was originally released in July 2008 by Lenovo. The T Series remains Lenovo’s premier line of laptops aimed at corporate and enterprise users.

The Lenovo ThinkPad T500 has a few distinctive qualities, including the "ThinkPad" logo located on the bottom right of the palm rest and the "T500" logo at the bottom of the display. Distinctive qualities of its keyboard include the red TrackPoint in the center of the keyboard and two pairs of mouse buttons above and below the track pad.



Operating System: Windows 7

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

RAM: 1 to 8 GB

Width: 357.5mm (14.1in)

Depth: 255mm (10in)

Height: 33.5mm (1.3in)

Additional Information

Lenovo: ThinkPad T500 Hardware Maintenence Maunual

Lenovo: ThinkPad T500 detailed specs

Lenovo ThinkPad T500 disassembly video

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